NEWS

Gian Piero Gasperini told Genoa to ignore everything that came before Juventus. “They’re still the team to beat.”
Empoli fought back for a last-gasp 2-1 victory away to 10-man Udinese despite Duvan Zapata breaking his duck.
Milan go for all-out attack as they host second-placed Palermo in what could be an upset at San Siro.
Palermo conquered San Siro last season and tonight try to add another setback for Sinisa Mihajlovic’s Milan.
Fiorentina are decimated by injuries for their Serie A trip to Carpi on Sunday evening.
Walter Zenga prepares for Torino and insists Sampdoria will eventually field Antonio Cassano, Eder, Luis Muriel and Joaquin Correa together.
Free agent Francesco Lodi is in negotiations for a contract with Udinese to replace injured Alexander Merkel.
Juventus reportedly have a gentleman’s agreement to sign Juan Cuadrado from Chelsea for €22m.
Martin Caceres, Claudio Marchisio and Sami Khedira miss the Juventus trip to Genoa.
Coach Roberto Stellone calls Bologna-Frosinone an ‘important game’ as both teams are still on zero points.
Hellas Verona Coach Andrea Mandorlini points to midfielder Matuzalem as the player to watch ahead of the game against Atalanta.
Antonio Di Natale’s Udinese host improving Empoli in the early Saturday game.
Cagliari marched on, Perugia stalled by 10-man Crotone and a spectacular 3-3 draw in Vicenza.
Coach Delio Rossi believes Mattia Destro will reward his team ‘in due time’, whilst thanking Bologna supporters.
Coach Fabrizio Castori recognizes Fiorentina’s ‘strength’ but believes his newly-promoted Carpi can aim for victory.
Torino midfielder Afriyie Acquah reveals his ambition is to follow in Matteo Darmian’s footsteps and join the Premier League.
Paulo Sousa is trying to find the right “balance” for inconsistent Fiorentina as they face new boys Carpi.
Eusebio Di Francesco puts his past aside and assures Sassuolo will play on a par with Roma at the Olimpico.
Stefano Pioli told Lazio to forget last season’s triumph as they visit Napoli again, but are without Antonio Candreva.
Zdenek Zeman doesn’t believe Roma can win the Scudetto yet. “Their problem has always been consistency.”
Bad news for Lazio, as Antonio Candreva is a major doubt to feature against Napoli tomorrow night.
Miralem Pjanic is back in the Roma squad ahead of schedule, but Wojciech Szczesny is out of their game with Sassuolo.
Rudi Garcia hailed Roma’s versatility, as after a defensive approach to Barcelona they’ll go on the attack with Sassuolo.
Juventus could sign Domenico Berardi in January, handing Simone Zaza back to Sassuolo, to stop Barcelona getting there first.
Chievo are still unbeaten, surprising Juventus and Lazio, so Rolando Maran “won’t keep a low profile” against Inter.
Max Allegri feels “the future is bright for Italian football” after Juventus stunned Manchester City.
Max Allegri tried to shrug off Manchester City euphoria, as Genoa is “a fundamental moment in the Juventus campaign.”
Roberto Mancini warned Inter must “fight to the last second” against Chievo and discussed tactical adjustments.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini fears Mario Balotelli tonight and said Milan Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic “owes me.”
Inter dismissed director general Marco Fassone, who “did not expect” this exit and criticised their transfer strategy.
Roberto Baggio would “like to talk to Mario Balotelli, play with Leo Messi” and is won over by Sassuolo’s Domenico Berardi.
Roberto Baggio confessed he was in such agony due to knee injuries that he asked his own mother to kill him.
Roberto Baggio reveals how the 1994 World Cup Final penalty still haunts him, but he learned to forgive Arrigo Sacchi.
Palermo visit Milan tonight and Stefano Sorrentino expects Alberto Gilardino to break his Rosanero duck at San Siro.
Everton are shopping in Serie A, reportedly targeting Empoli star Riccardo Saponara and Napoli’s Dries Mertens.

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